Senior QA Engineer

Job Locations
US-CA-San Francisco


At First Republic, we care about our people. Founded in 1985, we offer extraordinary client service in private banking, private business banking and private wealth management. We believe that personal connections are everything and our success is driven by the relationships we form with our colleagues and clients. You’ll always feel empowered and valued here.


Incredible teams doing exceptional work, every day

In Technology, we support First Republic’s employees and clients through the acquisition, integration and management of the Bank’s information technology systems and services. We drive innovation and explore emerging technologies so our people can be productive and focus on what matters most – providing extraordinary service.


What you’ll do as a Senior Quality Assurance Engineer:

  • Develop test plan and test execution activities. Participate in various design and backlog discussions.
  • Manage creation, review, and sign-off of testing documentation (e.g., test strategies, plans, test cases, defect logs, test reports) and ensure all test artifacts adhere to testing standards and audit requirements.
  • Design, develop and maintain a modular, extensible, and reusable test automation harness and scripts.
  • Develop, automate and execute test cases for API, UI, and data testing to ensure feature enhancements are high quality and provide an intuitive customer experience.
  • Identify and document bugs in usability and functionality.
  • Conduct functional, regression, and performance testing.
  • Continuously improvising on tests, identify test gaps, and come up with ways to bridge those gaps.
  • Participate in CI/CD discussions, Automation testing, and release management implementation.
  • Interact with various stakeholders to execute product goals.
  • Provide overall QA roadmap and metrics for executive management.


You could be a great if you have:

  • 7+ years of QA experience in manual and automation
  • Intermediate Python development knowledge
  • Experience with Selenium WebDriver, Cucumber, or similar a plus
  • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming, design and debugging skills
  • Ability to read and understand code and code documentation
  • Experience with automated CI environments and tools, preferably Jenkins
  • Efficient in writing complex SQL, stored procedures in SQL Server
  • Preparing documentation (Data Mapping, Technical Specifications, Production Support, data dictionaries, test cases, etc.) for all projects
  • Experience in testing ETL/ELT using Python, SQL (Snowflake, SQL Server, Mongo DB)
  • Knowledge of Snowflake and AWS a plus
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience with git source control
  • Experience with Agile methodologies a plus
  • Proficiency in written and verbal communications
  • Can design and implement new tests and test automation in multiple feature areas, while developing domain expertise in at least one Responsibilities:
  • Analyze bug reports and be able to act on those reports to develop tests
  • Work with the manual QA team to implement their test cases as automated test cases
  • Work with Devops to design and implement CI using Jenkins

A Plus if you have:

  • Financial services and fast paced environments delivery experience
  • Knowledge of Messaging frameworks like Kafka, Data process testing via Python
  • Some experience with information security is helpful


Job demands:

  • Must be able to review and analyze data reports and manuals; must be computer proficient.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively via telephone and in person.


Own your work and your career — apply now

Are you willing to go the extra mile because you love what you do and how you can contribute as a team? Do you want the freedom to grow and the opportunity to take charge of your own career? If so, then come join us.


We want hard working team players. You’ll have the independence to learn, lead and drive change. A culture of extraordinary service, empowerment and stability — that’s the First Republic way.


Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, to the extent consistent with applicable federal and/or state law.


We believe that a diverse range of backgrounds and ideas has and will continue to be fundamental to the future success of First Republic.


If you are curious to learn more about this opportunity, we'd love to hear from you.


This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. The Company is an equal opportunity employer. In this regard, the Company makes reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants and employees with disabilities in order to enable them to perform all essential job functions, unless doing so creates an undue hardship.


First Republic is subject to federal laws that restrict the employment of individuals with certain types of criminal histories, including FDIA Section 19 and FINRA. To the extent not inconsistent with our obligations under those federal laws and regulations, First Republic will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles and San Francisco ban-the-box laws.


For New York City-based roles: Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that, effective December 27, 2021, all private sector employers?in New York City will be required to ensure that their employees are vaccinated against COVID-19 to attend work in the office. Reasonable Medical or Religious Accommodations may be requested if applicable to you. Please view New York’s Guidance on Accommodations for Workers for more information.


Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed

Need help finding the right job?

We can recommend jobs specifically for you! Click here to get started.